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Medicare Parts A & B

💬 What does Medicare Parts A & B cover and how much does it cost?

Medicare Parts A & B
Updated:
March 16, 2021

Medicare Part A covers Inpatient hospital treatment, skilled nursing facility care, hospice care, lab testing, surgery, and home health care are all covered by Medicare Part A hospital insurance. Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers outpatient treatment and facilities provided by doctors and other health care providers. Durable medical supplies, home health care, and certain preventive services are also provided under Section B.

Medicare Parts A & B

Questions & Answers

Question:
Is enrollment in a Medicare Advantage plan automatic or do I need to enroll directly with the plan?
Answer:
You must pick a plan and sign up for it yourself because Medicare does not automatically enroll you in a Medicare Advantage plan.
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Question:
Q: Will I pay more for my Part D premiums because of my income?
Answer:
You can pay higher Part D premiums if your compensation is higher than $85,000 for a single individual or $170,000 for a married couple filing a joint tax return.
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Question:
How do I order a replacement Medicare card?
Answer:
A Medicare card may be replaced by submitting an application to the Social Security Administration.
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